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Trump, sworn in as U.S. president, promises to put 'America First'
'House of Cards' Season 5 sets premiere date
Anti-Trump protests turn violent ahead of inauguration
'It's not a good law,' Grand Forks leaders say of refugee bill
Dakota County Sheriff's Office resumes DNA collection after court ruling
crime and courts
Get to know UND forward Zach Yon
A tale of two series: UND, Bulldogs both look different since October meeting
UND rallies, downs Weber State in dramatic 83-77 Big Sky men's basketball win
Niederreiter powers Wild over Coyotes for Minnesota’s 18th win in 22 games
Gophers land state's top high school basketball prospect
Three fun things to do in Grand Forks this weekend
HEALTH MATTERS: What's the story with strokes?
Marilyn Hagerty: Grand Forks favorites and a trip down memory lane
Roast with the most
CHEF JESS: Boozy bears
Life & Style
Jeanne Elayne Sawyer
LaVerne Von Rueden
Lori J. Fitzpatrick
Gary A. Deitz
John P. Rutten
Always in Season: House sparrows present a mystery
Dates open for hunter safety classes
The outdoors from A to Z
Worth a look: Winter 'camping' in comfort
Port: He was a terrible president
Port: If it’s ok to be concerned about oil workers, it’s ok to be concerned about refugees
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
Our opinion: Mandated wage hikes aren't good for business
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
50th Wedding Anniversary
Tags: Detroit Lakes
January 14, 2017
Farmers get creative with crops in off-season to compete with corporations
VERGAS, Minn. — It's not always easy being a local farmer, but they seem to find a way to make the gig work. Whether it's getting creative...
January 14, 2017 - 11:00am
January 5, 2017
How one Detroit Lakes teen is living with Asperger's
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Sixteen-year-old Christian Fletcher is the sort of guy that typically blends into the crowd. The Detroit Lakes junior...
January 5, 2017 - 1:58pm
December 30, 2016
Turning heads, Vikings' Thielen didn't come out of nowhere
Vikings receiver Adam Thielen once struggled to turn heads in Minnesota. Now the nation can't ignore him. Patrons at the Fort Myers, Fla., bar,...
December 30, 2016 - 4:41pm
December 28, 2016
Riding on air: It’s downhill all the way at Detroit Mountain’s new tubing area
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Thanks to a lot of work done over the summer, there's plenty of room for tubing now at Detroit Mountain. A new...
December 28, 2016 - 2:29pm
Christmas Day tragedy: Couple, walking before struck by car, were set to be parents
AUDUBON, Minn. — A phone call that every parent prays they never get — least of all on Christmas Day — told Brent Mclaughlin...
December 28, 2016 - 11:25am
December 25, 2016
Silent killer: Experts warn of risks, symptoms of carbon monoxide following Vergas death
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Known by many as a "silent killer," carbon monoxide, a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas, tends to strike, poisoning...
December 25, 2016 - 12:56pm
A $10,000 drop in the Red Kettle bucket boosts fundraising efforts in Detroit Lakes
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Like many communities across Minnesota and North Dakota, the Salvation Army's Red Kettle holiday fundraising campaign...
December 25, 2016 - 8:01am
December 23, 2016
Sharing the joy: Customers bless drive-through workers for their kindness
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — It's not always easy to treating people right. Some customers are crabby. Maybe you've got a worried mind. And...
December 23, 2016 - 8:28am
December 14, 2016
Volunteers needed for annual bird count
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- The holidays are almost upon us – which means it must be time for the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas...
December 14, 2016 - 11:08am
Two accused of selling heroin out of Detroit Lakes motel room
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. -- A man and a woman are charged with multiple felonies for allegedly dealing heroin out of their Detroit Lakes motel room....
December 14, 2016 - 10:56am
Minnesota man finds ancient elk antler during scuba dive
DETROIT LAKES, MINN. - (WDAY News) - A piece of the land's past, pulled from the treasure-filled waters of Becker County, now, a local scuba...
December 14, 2016 - 9:13am
MN man dead after head-on crash, Fargo man injured
A Detroit Lakes man was killed in a head-on crash between a van and SUV around midnight Wednesday, Dec. 14. The victim is 58-year-old Bruce Vidden....
December 14, 2016 - 7:08am
December 5, 2016
There's an app for that? Scammers figure out how to 'spoof' local, business phone numbers
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — When Park Rapids, Minn., woman received a call a few weeks ago, she answered, not thinking much of it. The caller...
December 5, 2016 - 7:09pm
November 30, 2016
Siblings launch clothing line to benefit polar bears
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Ever since they were little, Detroit Lakes siblings Greta and Carly Fritz have been in love with polar bears. As...
November 30, 2016 - 1:10pm
November 23, 2016
Detroit Mountain delays opening due to rain
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A White Friday for the Detroit Mountain Recreation Area has been was delayed, pushing the ski lodge's season opener...
November 23, 2016 - 5:40pm